Send and receive text messages from Chrome using your own number! (Android phone required)
With DeskSMS you can send and receive messages from your computer using your own (Android) phone number!
1) Download the sister Android application off the market for free.
2) Connect your Google account.
3) Sync your SMS.
4) Text your friends from your computer!
Your text messages can be forwarded to your email, you Google Talk, and a web interface, and this handy Chrome extension! Responding back via any of those will send a text message to them from your phone!
- Text from your computer!
- Text from your iPad or Android tablet!
- Travelling abroad? Leave your phone at home and just log into the DeskSMS website to respond to your texts!
DeskSMS Android application:
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Push fixes to prevent connection flooding.
Switch to using a more efficient push mechanism.
Switch to new push servers.
Fix up more notification related bugs. Clean up some unused files/code to shrink the extension size.
Fix the "undefined" popup bug when a call comes in.
Fix bug where notification sound being played for all calls and SMS. Fix badge counter showing "0".
Fix bug where all texts were showing desktop notifications. Only incoming texts should show notifications.
Chrome extension can now show desktop notifications.
Chrome extension now does proper notification sounds.
Chrome extension will no longer do a 30 second poll if not logged in, and rather wait for login to occur in a tab.
Switch to a faster server.
Chrome extension and website redesign.
The Chrome Extension now respects your sound settings!
Fixed bug where push notifications cease arriving after a few days and required an extension restart.
New SMS will now play a notification sound. Next version will allow you to change the sound and related sound settings.
Push is reenabled.
Fixed issue where users that downloaded the Chrome extension first would not know to get the Android application.
Fixed issue where users that are not logged in or do not have the Android application installed would cause unnecessary server load.
Disable push to determine why the push server is crashing.
True push to Chrome extension. It used to be a 30 second server poll.
Tweaks to alleviate server load.
Fix bug where unread SMS badge was not working.